Fitness and Food: How to Navigate the Holiday Season – Podcast Ep. 14

Fitness and Food: How to Navigate the Holiday Season – Podcast Ep. 14

Welcome to the fourteenth episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness!

On this episode of Living Healthy, we speak with LA Fitness registered dietitian, Debbie James, and LA Fitness Master Trainer, Heather Esdon, on ways to stay healthy and fit this holiday season (despite busy schedules and delicious foods!)

We want to hear from you (we really do!) Let us know what you think of the show. Tweet us, email us at blog@fitnessintl.com, or send us a message on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #LivingHealthyPodcast.

This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – Fitness and Food: How to Navigate the Holiday Season – Podcast Ep. 14 

Intro   

Begins at 0:01   

Dietitian Debbie James, Joins the Show 

Begins at 1:22  

Thanksgiving Fun Fact #1 

1:29  

How Can Overeating be Avoided? 

3:10 

The Holiday Mentality  

4:30 

Trot Off the Turkey Challenge 

5:44 

Setting a Nutrition Goal Around the Holidays 

6:10 

Healthier Versions of Thanksgiving Foods 

7:16  

Challenging the Norm – The Minimalist Thanksgiving 

8:20  

Holiday Parities – How to Approach Them 

12:08 

Is Hot Cocoa Bad for You?? 

13:33 

The Holiday Themed Lightening Question Round with Debbie James 

14:38

Actionable Advice  

16:12 

LA Fitness, Master Trainer, Heather Edson Joins the Show 

17:17 

Holiday Fun Fact #2 

17:49 

Fitness Strategy Heading into the Holidays 

19:14 

Is it Better to Work Out Pre or Post the Holiday Meal? 

20:20 

What’s a Good Calorie Burn to Aim For? 

21:40 

What Are Some Exercises People Can Do at Home? 

22:21 

What Are Some Quick Exercises People Can Do in the Gym? 

23:34 

Are There Certain Exercises That Are Best for HIIT Training? 

24:20 

The Holiday Themed Lightening Question Round with Heather Edson 

26:21 

Actionable Advice Part 2 

27:40 

Outro 

28:18


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HIIT Play: High Intensity Interval Training – Podcast Ep. 13

HIIT Play: High Intensity Interval Training – Podcast Ep. 13


Welcome to the thirteenth episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of Living Healthy, we bring back to the show LA Fitness Master Trainer, and pun-master, Geoff Fox who shares his knowledge on high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

We want to hear from you (we really do!) Let us know what you think of the show. Tweet us, email us at blog@fitnessintl.com, or send us a message on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #LivingHealthyPodcast.

This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – HIIT Play: High-Intensity Interval Training – Podcast Ep. 13 

Warning: Puns Ahead

Begins at 0:01  

Master Trainer, Geoff Fox joins the show 

Begins at 2:08 

Are HIIT Workouts Done with PT Clients? 

2:22 

Is There a Difference Between Strength vs. Cardio HIIT? 

2:59 

Do You Want to Follow HIIT Up with Additional Cardio?  

4:38 

Is HIIT for Everyone? What About Those with Heart Conditions? 

5:33 

Can HIIT Build a Healthier Heart? 

6:50 

On Tracking Heartrate  

7:22 

Solo HIIT vs. Group HIIT 

9:04 

Do You Have to Consume More Calories to Participate in HIIT? 

10:50 

Understand What Your Calorie Needs Are Prior 

14:21 

Has HIIT Been Around for Long? 

15:37 

HIIT – Not Just for Athletes 

17:41 

Actionable Advice – The Top 3 Benefits of HIIT  

19:30 

Outro  

20:50 


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How to Train Like an Elite Athlete – Podcast Ep. 12

How to Train Like an Elite Athlete – Podcast Ep. 12

Welcome to the twelfth episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of Living Healthy, we speak with Matt Harrison, LA Fitness member and elite athlete, who shares how you too can become an elite athlete with just a few changes made to your lifestyle. 

Hey there! Is there something you’re interested in hearing about? Do you have a fitness topic of interest? How about nutrition? Or maybe you have a fitness success story (or know someone else who does) and want to share it with us? Tweet, message or email us your thoughts and opinions. We love hearing from our listeners and thank you for being a member of the Living Healthy Podcast community!

Let us know how we’re doing by sending us an email at blog@fitnessintl.com.

This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – How to Train Like an Elite Athlete – Podcast Ep. 12

Intro 

Begins at 0:01 

Elite Athlete, Matt Harrison, joins the show 

Begins at 0:23 

What Does Elite Athlete Even Mean? 

0:28 

Have You Always Been an Athlete? 

0:56 

What is the Foundation Someone Needs Before Becoming an Elite Athlete? 

1:18 

What Changed Your Mindset? 

2:18 

What Sparked the Change? 

3:09 

How Do You Find the Time to Train and Balance Life? 

4:40 

The 3 Personal Commitments 

5:50 

On Living More in the Moment 

6:53 

What Are the Causalities of Having Laser Focus? 

8:36 

On His First Ever Spartan Race 

9:34 

Nutritional Component of an Elite Athlete 

12:11 

On Getting Cravings 

14:20 

Snapshot of Daily Nutrition 

15:50 

On His Workout Regiment  

17:45 

What Does a Rest Day for You Look Like? And Cutting-Edge Technology 

19:36 

What Was the Hardest Adjustment to Make? 

21:15 

On Setting Goals 

22:08 

Actionable Advice  

24:07 


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It’s Time We Talk About Mental Health – Podcast Ep. 11

It’s Time We Talk About Mental Health – Podcast Ep. 11


Welcome to a very special edition of Living Healthy.

On this episode, we speak with Dr. Neel Doshi, DO, a psychiatrist with Kaiser Permanente Orange County, about the importance of mental health and how exercise can act as an additional form of treatment for combating mental illness. 

Dr. Doshi is double board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Doshi’s comprehensive treatment approach focuses on an individual’s total health: mind, body, and spirit. He believes that by identifying and addressing underlying causes, implementing healthy lifestyle changes, psychotherapy, and taking medication when necessary, he can determine the best treatment plan and work with his patients to restore their emotional and mental well-being.

If you’d like to share your personal story with us, leave it in the comments section below and use the hashtag #curestigma or send us an email at blog@fitnessintl.com.

 

This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – It’s Time We Talk About Mental Health – Podcast Ep. 11

Intro 

Begins at 0:01  

Psychiatrist Dr. Neel Doshi joins the show 

Begins at 0:43 

Does Everyone Experience Mental Illness? 

1:10 

Learn More – NAMI.org 

1:54 

The Different Categories – AMI vs. SMI 

2:22 

What Separates a Mental Illness from Just Having a Bad Day? 

3:00 

The Stigma with Mental Health  

4:23 

What Are Some Ways You Can Reach Out and Help Others? 

5:42 

NAMI Cure Stigma Campaign 

6:47 

Does Mental Illness Come from Genetics? 

8:23 

The Social Feedback Loop 

9:43 

The Chemical Side of Things 

12:04 

How Can the Body Help the Mind – Exercise and Mental Illness 

13:53 

Neuroplasticity 

14:45 

The Future of Depression and Anxiety 

15:11 

Pushing Through to Get Better 

16:05 

Producer Matt Joins the Show 

17:03 

Have Patients Had Success with Exercise?  

22:55 

The Chemical Impact of Exercise – The Legal Drug 

23:59 

Actionable Advice 

26:28 

Outro 

28:38

 


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How to Never Fail at a Diet Again – Podcast Ep. 10

How to Never Fail at a Diet Again – Podcast Ep. 10


Welcome to the tenth episode of the Living Healthy podcast, presented by LA Fitness.

On this episode of Living Healthy, we speak with LA Fitness, registered dietitian, Debbie James, who helps give it to us straight. We talk about the good and bads of dieting, how you should mentally approach it, and how to avoid common dieting mistakes. 

Do you have a fitness or nutrition topic in mind that you would like to hear about on a future episode of our podcast? Share them with us in the comments below!

Let us know how we’re doing by tweeting us @LAFitness or send us an email at blog@fitnessintl.com.

This podcast should not replace any exercise program or restrictions, any dietary supplements or restrictions, or any other medical recommendations from your primary care physician. Before starting any exercise program or diet, make sure it is approved by your doctor.

Timecard Markers – How to Never Fail at a Diet Again – Podcast Ep. 10 

Introduction 

0:01 

Registered DietitianDebbie James Joins the Show 

Begins at 0:33 

The Perfect Diet? 

Begins at 0:42 

Nutritional Guidelines About Diets 

Begins at 1:34 

The 8-Week Goal 

Begins at 3:38 

Can Your Taste Buds Really Change? 

Begins 5:04  

Dieting and Metabolism – What to Look Out For 

Begins at 6:30 

The Trouble with Cutting Calories Drastically  

Begins at 7:40 

What Can You Do to Avoid Failed Diet Relapse? 

Begins at 8:29 

The Baby-Step Approach 

Begins at 11:40 

Data Analysis – Tracking  

Begins at 13:42 

Why is it Hard to Break a Bad Habit? 

Begins at 15:03 

Do Unhealthy Food Cravings Subside Over Time? 

Begins at 15:51 

The Mental Approach to Dieting  

Begins at 16:32 

Andrew Shares His Advice, “Memories Over Macros”  

Begins at 17:45 

Let’s Talk About Portions 

Begins at 19:21 

Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself  

Begins at 12:38 

Product Password  

Begins at 20:50 

Actionable Advice 

Begins at 22:56 

Outro 

Begins at 24:29 


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